SmartCane - taking the white cane to a whole new level.
SmartCane comes in to revolutionize the outdated white cane which hasn’t been innovated on since 1921 that poses major safety concerns to its users. SmartCane is a reimagined assistive tech. device for the visually impaired that uses technology to enable ease of mobility and independence - empowering millions of people through safe and convenient travel experiences.
Designed with the user in mind, the SmartCane is a white cane with value-added features to maximize user independence and safety. There is an adjustable object detection capability on the cane, as well as a light sensor to inform users of their surroundings. The SmartCane has GPS navigation functionalities to direct a user to their destination through vibrations and audio feedback. Our proprietary computer vision technology enables real-time object detection functionalities to describe objects in a user’s surrounding environment while traveling.
“I became visually impaired a few years ago. Being a young girl who is passionate about engineering, I was shocked to see that hard of sight people could only use a stick.
Devices like the SmartCane can help people like me travel wherever I want so much easier."
What You Can Do With SmartCane
Understand when obstacles are in front of you from knee-head level through distinctive vibrations, avoiding injury and ensuring guaranteed safety.
Get directed to your destination with varying vibrations and audio feedback, all through your fingertips with the SmartCane.
Be fully immersed in your surroundings with real-time object narration that describes items, friends and family, documents and more.
Notify response personnel and family during an emergency, automatically providing them with your name, medical history and location details.
Have the ability to share your location with family members, caregivers, interveners and friends for convenience and safety when traveling.
Light & Wetness Detection
Understand lighting levels in your surroundings and wetness on surfaces when traveling outdoors to enable safety, and convenience.
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What Our Users Say
SmartCane is revolutionizing the white cane industry to help people like me navigate at ease. Traveling independently and safely has never been easier.
Unfortunately, cities weren't made with people with disabilities in mind. A stopgap solution like SmartCane could empower blind users to avoid obstacles at the knee-head level, thereby avoiding serious injuries.
Inclusive Design, CIBC
SmartCane is a game-changer in the cane industry that hasn't been updated in almost 100 years. I am so excited to use a device like it to help me travel easier and on my own everyday.